Alissa Carpenter joined Mario on 10 Minute MIndset to talk about effectively communicating with people who think, act, and experience life differently from ourselves, how to treat people as they want to be treated, and the power in really listening to others with the intent to understand as opposed to listening with the intent to respond.

Alissa Carpenter is a multigenerational workplace expert and owner of Everything’s Not Ok and That’s OK, where she provides training, consulting, and speaking services to organizations all over the world.

She has an MEd in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education from the University of Pittsburgh, is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, and is accredited in the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Her work helps to bridge communication gaps across generations, job functions, and geographies, and she has worked with organizations ranging from non-profits to multi-billion-dollar enterprises. She has delivered a TEDx talk on authentic workplace communication, and has been featured in media outlets including Forbes, ABC, FOX, and CNN Money. Alissa lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two children.

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